Southern Scratch is headed by Ron Joaquin, son of legendary waila musician Angelo Joaquin, Sr. For more than 50 years the Joaquin name has been synonymous with the very best of waila – the popular dance music of the Tohono O’odham (Desert People) of the Sonoran desert. Waila dances start at sunset and last until dawn as the People dance to polkas, cumbias, mazurkas, boleros, shottisches and other couple dances performed on saxophone, guitar, bass, bajo sexto, percussion and drums as well as the occasional vocals. This recording is a celebration of the Joaquin Family legacy and the memory of Angelo Joaquin, Sr.

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TRACKS: Click below to listen.
1. Wild Herb (3:25)
2. Lindas Nortenitas (2:56)
3. Go:K Kawliya (3:13) 4. Los Laureles (2:17) 5. De Colores (3:06) 6. Las Ma anitas (3:22) 7. Jesusita in Chihuahua (4:02) 8. Rosa Maria (3:03) 9. Juana La Cubana Cumbia (4:44) 10. La Mano de Dios (4:02) 11. Cerca del Mar (3:21) 12. El Morro de Cumpas (3:41) 13. Harbor Lights (2:55) 14. Amazing Grace (3:20) Total Time: 48:06

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